Alzheimers Care Facilities Scarborough ME

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Leonard Kaminow
(207) 883-1414
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Beacon Hospice
(207) 883-2347
600 Roundwood Drive
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Hospices

Piper Shores
(207) 883-8700
15 Piper Road
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heidi Henninger
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

John Belden
(207) 883-1414
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mark Gould
153 Us Route 1
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Maine Veterans Home
(207) 883-7184
290 U S Route #1
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Seth Kolkin
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Paul Muscat
49 Spring St
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Pine Point Nursing Care
(207) 883-2468
67 Pine Point Rd
Scarborough, ME
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Caffeine May Counteract Alzheimer’s Disease

By David Bois – first published on tonic.com on Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:54 PM ET

In addition to that morning kick, caffeine may offer us protective benefits against Alzheimer’s disease according to a new study conducted in Portugal.

As Tonic reported this week, an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is made in America every 60 seconds. A cure that still eludes us (for not too much longer, we hope) and a population that is aging combine to compel us to remain vigilant and supportive of those who are afflicted and of others who care for them. In the meantime, fascinating bits of insight will arise that help us to better understand this cruel affliction, such as this one reported by Science Daily , which will make an appropriate companion read for that fresh cup of joe you just poured.

In a study of studies, researchers in Portugal have assembled and reviewed a collection of original experimental and epidemiological studies that explore the effects of caffeine on cognitive function and deterioration, and have found evidence that caffeine may slow the progress of the disease and may mitigate the erosion of cognitive function that AD can bring. The subsequent analysis, spearheaded by Alexandre de Mendonça from the University of Lisbon and Rodrigo A. Cunha from the University of Coimbra is available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease .

Among the primary findings that the ambitious research literature has uncovered are evidence for R...

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